These Expensive-Looking Heels Are the Best $35 You'll Spend This Month

"I want my outfit to look like it cost less than it really did," said no one ever. Faking an expensive wardrobe is something we've touched on before, breaking down the styling tricks and key fall trends to shop if you want others to assume you're wealthier than you might actually be. One thing's clear: You don't have to go out and spend a fortune in order to look good. In fact, the amount you actually spend shopping has nothing to do with an expensive-looking outfit. It's all in the details.

We've identified a singular shoe trend that always looks elevated, polished, and—yes—like it comes with an impressive price tag: mock-croc shoes. While not actually made of crocodile skin (because $$$), the print closely resembles the real thing. Enter: our Who What Wear collection version. We may be a little biased, but we happen to strongly believe our Suri Faux Leather Croc Heeled Mule Pumps are the wisest way to spend $35 this month (and this whole season, if we're being honest).

See street style outfits that prove how elevated the shoe trend is, and then shop our version.

On the Street

croc-embossed shoes



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Our Take on the Trend

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